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Trojan senior guard Cameron Craft elevates in the lane against a pair of Brighton defenders during last Friday night's game in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Defense Wins: New-look Cards shuts down Trojans to earn victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In his decorated coaching career, Stan Gatlin has seen All-State, All-Region and college level players graduate from his programs. Some of the names were LaTesa McLaughlin, Jasmine Newsome and Tra Cooper. Added to the list from 2017-18 are the trio of Aaron Alston, Zach Lewis and Tae’lyr Gatlin. Now Brighton and […]

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Millington guard Alexis Jones tries to beat Brighton Lady Cardinal Sylvia "Bug" Jones to a loose ball during last Friday night's game in the William Osteen Gymnasium in Millington.

Flying High: Lady Cardinals taking flight to higher grounds in 2018-19

By Thomas Sellers Jr. What the Brighton Lady Cardinals are experiencing at the beginning of the 2018-19 season is new to the program and their third-year Head Coach David Wampler. Brighton entered Friday night’s contest against the Millington Lady Trojans in the William Osteen Gymnasium with a 4-0 record. Trying to adjust to winning in […]

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Haley Simpton Delta State

Humane Haley: Constamment teammate Simpson earns her spot at Delta State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Lady Cardinal Softball program has been the most successful program in the school’s history. Multiple trips to State, several All-State players, numerous wins and a multitude of champions to go along with countless college signees. The architect of the program and its rich history said latest Lady Cardinal to […]

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Trojan Wrestling vs Kingsbury

MATCH OF THE NIGHT: Trojan Wrestling has intense moments against Kingsbury Falcons

By Thomas Sellers Jr. One of the longest traditions at a wrestling tournament is the award of “Match of the Night.” If the prize was being handed out Nov. 27 in the Millington Wrestling Gymnasium on the campus of the Civic Center, Millington Trojan Jayden Monroy vs. Kingsbury Falcon Genaro Salazar would have been the […]

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Megan Milestone: TRA junior reaches 1,000-club and becomes all-time leading scorer all in the same week

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A piece of Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebel Basketball history took place in Mississippi on Nov. 27. When TRA junior guard Megan Sanfratello stepped to the line against the Magnolia Heights, she set at 999 career points. “I was at the free throw line and I had missed like every single free […]

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Tipton-Rosemark Academy sophomore guard Brianna Hall avoids a Bartlett double-team attempt to create a fast break chance for the Lady Rebels during last Thursday's game in the TRA Gymnasium.

Crossing Paths: Lady Panthers get a tough lesson from established Lady Rebels

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Tipton-Rosemark Academy Head Coach Cameron Pridemore knows what Jasmine James is going through this season. Just a couple of years ago, Pridemore inherited a Lady Rebel program full of young talent and raw potential. Last season TRA reached Sub-State and entered this campaign with high expectations in Division II-A. Meanwhile, the […]

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Ali Gover signing to Delta State

2018 National Signing Day- Best Ali: Tipton County three-sport standout lands college softball scholarship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Any person who has ever participated in three high school sports at the same time knows managing time is crucial. Throw in classwork, extra-curricular activities and homework, the average teenager could easily become overwhelmed. Tipton County standout athlete Ali Gover knows the task from playing on the varsity levels of volleyball, […]

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Munford Lady Cougar senior Camryn Bruce tries to go for a steal as Southaven plays keep-away during the final moments.

Lady Cougars building bond with early season tests

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Lady Cougars have a fresh look and fresh mindset entering the 2018-19 basketball season. The new-look squad of Steve Poindexter entered Nov. 19 with a 1-1 record lead by a 28- and 25-point efforts from Aliyah Lee. Welcoming the Southaven Lady Chargers to the Munford Gymnasium, the youthful Lady […]

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Munford forward James Farrow goes to the rim to attempt a layup over a Southaven defender during last's week game in the Munford Gymnasium.

Cougar seniors flip the switch against Southaven

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The combined score of the first half between the Southaven Chargers and Munford Cougars was 28. The Cougars found themselves trailing by a bucket in the Munford Gymnasium 15-13 on the night of Nov. 19. But Munford Head Coach Ryan Ross had faith in his veteran-lead team. Experienced players like Landon […]

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Trojan foward Taveon Collier goes up for a basket between a pair of Wolverines last week in the Millington 86-59 win.

Four Us, By Us: Trojans’ complete-game effort produces Overton blowout, 3-0 start

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojans left the William Osteen Gymnasium court Nov. 20 the owners of a 3-0 record after beating the Overton Wolverines. The players and Head Coach Jewell Gates weren’t jubilant leaving the floor winners of the contest 86-59. The Trojans had a subdued confidence walking toward the locker room after […]

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